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New Venture Creation
NEW VENTURE
CLASS CODE: B 383 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Part of the junior core for business majors. This course is intended to give students the opportunity to apply fundamental theories with realistic exposure to the intricacies of the business world. Core students will create, acquire funding for, operate, and close a small business. This course will be included in a special integrated class combining B 341 Marketing, B 321 Organizational Behaviior, and B 301 Financial Management. The core content instruction will be synchronized with real-time challenges of managing the business.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Students apply business principles to evaluate opportunities, risks, and problems associated with the establishment of new ventures. Concepts and techniques of creating a business plan; preparing loan packages, and personal evaluation of the entrepreneurial spirit that is so vital within all our business institutions today.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Participate in a hands-on business experience by actually running and operating a business for a semester.
REQUIREMENTS: Reflection essay, survey.
PREREQUISITES: Successful completion of the Pre-Business Core (B 101, B 220, B 275, IS 140, Econ 111, Econ 112, Acct 201, Acct 202, and Math 221). To be taken as part of the IBC.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002